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By Franchell Richard-Hamilton M.D. on May 16, 2021 in The Roots of Health
The digital revolution of health care is underway. Say goodbye to the brick-and-mortar doctor's office.
By Jennifer E. Lansford, Ph.D. on May 16, 2021 in Parenting and Culture
As children develop, parents develop, too. Here are a few ways that parenting changes over time.
By Steve Taylor Ph.D. on May 15, 2021 in Out of the Darkness
Most people occasionally have experiences that defy explanation. Our awareness is limited, and some things are beyond our understanding.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on May 15, 2021 in Fulfillment at Any Age
One of the key qualities of narcissism is the need to feel and show superiority over others. A new study suggests how to keep their manipulative efforts from leaving you exhausted.
By Iskra Fileva Ph.D. on May 16, 2021 in The Philosopher's Diaries
It is sometimes said that marriage does not increase — and perhaps, that it decreases — women’s happiness. But is that true?
By Michelle McQuaid on May 16, 2021 in From Functioning to Flourishing
Canadian workers have taken simple but effective actions to manage their struggles, even as they have faced a third wave of COVID-19 infection.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on May 16, 2021 in Living Single
If we don’t own up to our love of being single, we contribute to the myth that no one really wants to be single.
By David Scharff M.D. on May 16, 2021 in A Psychoanalytic Exploration
What happens when China's "Lost Generation" meets the millennial generation?
By Sari Cooper, CST, LCSW on May 16, 2021 in Sex Esteem
Why have American moms continued to bear the mental health brunt of COVID-19's economic, educational, and relational crises?
By Azmaira H. Maker Ph.D. on May 16, 2021 in Helping Kids Cope
Harness the summer to revitalize your kids and family and shake off the blues.
By Amy S.F. Lutz on May 16, 2021 in Inspectrum
Recent attacks on YouTube star Mark Rober for his support of applied behavior analysis (ABA) have exposed a profound misunderstanding of this suite of technologies.
By Sebastian Ocklenburg, Ph.D. on May 16, 2021 in The Asymmetric Brain
Why do some people develop psychosis while others do not? A new large-scale study shows that brain thinning is an important factor contributing to psychosis risk.
By Neighborhood Psychiatry on May 16, 2021 in Psychiatry for the People
A new meta-analysis synthesizes the evidence that cacao alleviates low mood, soothes anxiety, and boosts a sense of well-being.
By Breanna Gentile Ph.D. on May 16, 2021 in Supporting Resilient Kids
What if you could talk about your mental health while getting a haircut? Enter the trauma-informed barber.
By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on May 16, 2021 in How To Do Life
Self-assessment, growing, changing.
By Wendy L. Patrick, J.D., Ph.D. on May 16, 2021 in Why Bad Looks Good
Timely and relevant, research reveals how practicing cultural humility can improve your life and the lives of everyone around you.
By Yoo Jung Kim M.D. on May 16, 2021 in Apple a Day
Psychological thrillers create unease by asking us to consider the darkness in others and ourselves. And yet, why are they so beloved by readers?
By Amy Cooper Hakim Ph.D. on May 16, 2021 in Working With Difficult People
Are you stressed and longing for balance? Try these time-management tips.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on May 16, 2021 in ExperiMentations
An interview with the founders of LAAUNCH (Leading Asian Americans to Unite for Change), an organization on the front lines in the fight for diversity, equity and inclusion.
By Dimitrios Tsatiris M.D. on May 16, 2021 in Anxiety in High-Achievers
Here are three strategies to overcome your fear of success.
By Louise Taylor on May 16, 2021 in Reflections of a Neurodiverse Therapist
Autism is often referred to as an invisible disability, but in reflecting on those on the spectrum, the signs of the disability are visible for all to see.
By Constance Scharff Ph.D. on May 16, 2021 in Ending Addiction for Good
Are you wondering how to reconnect with the world now that Covid-19 restrictions are easing? Consider volunteering. It will improve your mental health and build social connections.
By Sarb Johal Ph.D., D.Clin.Psy. on May 16, 2021 in Crisis on Earth
When government advice changes during a crisis, it can be hard for people to adapt. This pandemic has been complicated: Many people are wary of change and may need support to do so.
By Michael Castleman M.A. on May 16, 2021 in All About Sex
Few people appreciate diet's importance in sex. Studies abound showing that for peak sexual function and pleasure with the fewest sex problems, eat lots of fruits and vegetables.
By Alexandra H. Solomon Ph.D. on May 15, 2021 in Loving Bravely
You’ve gotten your vaccine, but perhaps you’re not quite ready to emerge. A relationship expert discusses Pandemic Emergence Social Anxiety, and how to cope with it.
By John Charles Simon on May 15, 2021 in Laughter and Humor 101
Our laughter isn't simply a reflexive response. It actively signals a perceived shift in our status relative to others.
By Marina Harris Ph.D. on May 15, 2021 in Letters From Your Therapist
Stressed about returning to life after vaccination? Here's how to cope.
By Joachim I Krueger Ph.D. on May 15, 2021 in One Among Many
Is effort ever its own reward? Finding good examples is hard. Is the search worth the effort?
By Katie Willard Virant MSW, JD, LCSW on May 15, 2021 in Chronically Me
How we use social media to communicate our illness has personal and communal meaning.
By Marcia Reynolds Psy.D. on May 15, 2021 in Wander Woman
When you are overwhelmed with work, stress creeps into your conversations causing you to be drained, crabby, and mean. Follow these 5 steps to keep from boiling over.
By Christopher Bergland on May 15, 2021 in The Athlete's Way
A new dream theory posits that having wild and crazy dreams may help the brain extract useful information and learn new things.
By Stephanie Cox MS on May 15, 2021 in Family Prep
Parenting guidance from Middle Ages: Why the, “you’ll just figure it out” mindset in preparing for children should be sent to the museum.
By Benjamin Cheyette, M.D., and Sarah Cheyette M.D. on May 15, 2021 in 1-2-3-ADHD
Current diagnostic criteria for ADHD are rooted in the past. What will they look like in the future?
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on May 15, 2021 in Stronger at the Broken Places
How do we learn to love ourselves so we can better love people in our lives?
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